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What is a gene? - YouTube

You've probably heard about GMOs or Genetically Modified Organisms but what exactly is a gene and what does it mean to modify the genes of a plant or animal?...
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What is Natural Selection? - YouTube

Special thanks to Rosemary at Bird and Moon Comics for supplying a handful of the critter illustrations: http://www.birdandmoon.com/ Special thanks to AD for...
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The Evolution of Life on Earth

Get your free audiobook: http://www.audible.com/asap TWEET THIS VIDEO - http://clicktotweet.com/TG6dY What would it look like if we took Earth's 4.5 billion ...
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BBC - GCSE Bitesize: Heart

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A secondary school revision resource for OCR Gateway GCSE Additional Science about living, growing and blood
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Silver Fox Breeding

Segment from a documentary owned and produced by BBC, This reposting of it is for educational purposes only under the fair use policy.
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The Greatest Show on Earth: The Evidence for Evolution - Richard Dawkins #1 Bestseller Available Now

#1 Bestseller in Britain! #1 Bestseller in Australia! #1 Bestseller in Ireland! #1 Bestseller in Canada! Richard Dawkins gives an introduction to his new boo...
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Carl Sagan About Evolution

Enjoy this animation edited from Carl Sagan' Cosmos about the evolution of all living things on earth.
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What is Evolution? - YouTube

Evolution is often considered a complex and controversial topic but it's actually a very simple concept to understand. Watch this short animation to see how ...
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The simple story of photosynthesis and food - Amanda Ooten

View full lesson: http://ed.ted.com/lessons/the-simple-but-fascinating-story-of-photosynthesis-and-food-amanda-ooten Photosynthesis is an essential part of t...
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The Science of Aging

TWEET IT - http://clicktotweet.com/JVi57 Why do we age, from a biological perspective? Written and created by Mitchell Moffit (twitter @mitchellmoffit) and G...
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Mouseology

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Using the comic device of trained laboratory mice, this animated short examines the insidious nature of addiction to cigarette smoking, how it can begin in young people, and ... — Enjoy over a thousand films on our Facebook page.
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Inheritance: A short history of sex, genes and DNA

http://www.bbc.co.uk/programmes/p00zxmqd Why is it that we often look like our parents, or even our grandparents? From Aristotle to Watson and Crick, this be...
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Darwin: Who Wants to Live a Million Years?: Science Channel

Learn about Darwin's theory of natural selection and see if you can create a species that will survive one million years.
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Anthony.Belde's curator insight, April 9, 2014 11:16 PM

After exploring all the tabs in this site and participating in the activities it provides I would like you all to consider these two questions.

1. Relate Darwin's finches and the changes he noted and apply the same theory of natural selection to humans, does this apply to us since we are the creators of our own environments how would we change?

 

2. If we create our own environment what dangers could this pose for the rest of the plant, how does our foot print affect the other animals around us and their evolution?